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  • They make garments…

    They make garments…

    Close to four years after the Rana Plaza collapse (April 2013)  ~ one of the world's worst environmental disasters ~ the garment industry in Bangladesh, that manufactures the top European and American brands, is in crisis again. International concern over the exploitation of child labour, expectant mothers, and almost inhuman working hours has deepened this …

    December 31, 2016
  • If only childhood was carefree

    If only childhood was carefree

    The most fundamental attribute of child abuse is that it is severely detrimental to his/her well-being.

    November 10, 2016
  • India ready to ratify ILO conventions on child labour

    India ready to ratify ILO conventions on child labour

    Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Tuesday said India is ready to ratify ILO conventions 138 and 182 related to child labour. "India is now in a position to ratify the ILO conventions 138 and 182 concerning child labour and has started the process in this direction," the labour ministry said quoting Dattatreya. The minister made …

    September 27, 2016
  • From child labourer to activist

    From child labourer to activist

    Thirteen-year-old Ranjit Kumar is a familiar figure at various public meetings in Jharkhand speaking stridently against child labour. What most people do not know is that an incident that changed his life is what is prompting him to do so. Ranjit Kumar lives in his uncle&’s house in village Chanako. Since his early childhood, he …

    September 9, 2016
  • Bid to stop child labour in Mayurbhanj

    Bid to stop child labour in Mayurbhanj

    In a bid to stop child labour and improve literacy levels in Mayurbhanj district, the district administration in association with Mayurbhanj Athletic Association organised a ‘Mini Marathon’ here on Monday to coincide with the National Sports Day. More than 5,000 sports lovers from different districts and a few from outside the state participated in the …

    August 30, 2016